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We collect knowledge-rich blogs from evaluators and persons both within and without our community. These blogs offer writers the opportunity to narrate in less formal writing styles their personal evaluation experiences, capture evaluation findings in easy-to-understand ways while engaging the community with other relevant knowledge.

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Real-Time Evaluation of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative

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By: David Akana, Senior KM and Communication Specialist, African Development bank (AfDB)
On: Wednesday, Nov 06, 2013

Launched in 2007, Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) supports efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions resulting from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries known as REDD+.

AfrEA 2014 Conference: Call for Abstracts

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By: David Akana, Senior KM and Communication Specialist, African Development bank (AfDB)
On: Wednesday, Nov 06, 2013

The AfrEA board, the IOCE and NONIE take pleasure to invite submissions for another milestone Pan-African Evaluation event: the 7th AfrEA International Conference.

The Cameroon Development Evaluation Association (CaDEA) is hosting the conference, to be held at the Hilton hotel in Yaoundé, Cameroon from March 3 – 7, 2014.

Revisiting 2013 AEA Conference

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By: David Akana, Senior KM and Communication Specialist, African Development bank (AfDB)
On: Thursday, Oct 24, 2013

About a week ago, the global evaluation community was in Washington DC for the annual American Evaluation Association conference. As one of the largest voluntary organization of professional evaluators (VOPEs) in the world with a strong tradition of influencing evaluation theory and the future direction of the trade, the conference always attracts huge interests.

AEA estimates that 3000 people attended this year’s event. Close to...

The Theory of No Change

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By: Christine Wörlen, Senior Evaluation Consultant, Arepo Consult Germany
On: Wednesday, Oct 09, 2013

Christine Woerlen has authored two studies for Climate-Eval Community of Practice (Guidelines to Climate Change Mitigation and Meta Evaluations of Climate Change Mitigation Evaluation). The original version of this article appeared in the September 2013 edition of Evaluation Connections, the monthly newsletter of the European Evaluation Society (EES...

Debating Independence, Credibility & Use of Climate Change Evaluations

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By: David Akana, Senior KM and Communication Specialist, African Development bank (AfDB)
On: Sunday, Sep 29, 2013

Not very often do we talk about independence, credibility and use as challenges of climate change evaluation. Does this in any way suggest that there are no issues of independence, credibility and use of climate change evaluations? I bet no. But what are they?

Right now, the Evaluation Office of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), local partners in Brazil and other international organizations as well as regional and international evaluation associations are meeting in Sao Paolo to brainstorm over innovative solutions to general evaluation challenges linked to independence...

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